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Pruitt Wants To Make Plays & Playoffs in 2017



West Jones' Maurice Pruitt is coming into the offseason following a junior season where he finished with 40 tackles, 4 pass deflections, and 2 interceptions.

"I feel like I could have been better, I'm looking to make an even bigger impact next year. But the season was okay for me, I made some big plays throughout the season," Pruitt told SES Mississippi on his junior season.

The 6'0, 165-pound cornerback is looking to improve throughout the offseason before kicking off his senior season.

"My 1-on-1 game vs. wide receivers, I played a lot of zone last year, and I'm looking to become more of a lockdown corner," Maurice on what he needs to improve on before next season.

West Jones finished the 2016 season at 5-6, but came up a couple division wins short of earning a playoff berth. Maurice Pruitt and his teammates will be looking earn their first playoff appearance since 2014 next season, after back to back seasons without a playoff berth.

"Make plays and have better stats than last year, and of course make the playoffs," Pruitt on his goals for next season.

Maurice will have a great opportunity to prove himself on March 4th as he competes with other great athletes from Mississippi at the Fortius Project at Jones County Junior College.

"My 40 time," Pruitt on what he wants to prove at the Fortius Project. Maurice will have a chance to showcase his speed on March 4th at JCJC.

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